muchness


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Related to muchness: much of a muchness

much·ness

 (mŭch′nĭs)
n.
Greatness of quantity, degree, or extent.

muchness

(ˈmʌtʃnɪs)
n
1. archaic or informal magnitude
2. much of a muchness Brit very similar

much•ness

(ˈmʌtʃ nɪs)

n.
greatness, as in quantity, measure, or degree.
Idioms:
much of a muchness,
a. much the same; very much alike.
b. extravagance; excess.
[1350–1400; Middle English mochenesse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muchness - greatness of quantity or measure or extent
magnitude - the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
Translations

muchness

[ˈmʌtʃnɪs] N they're much of a muchnessson poco más o menos lo mismo

muchness

n (Brit inf) they’re much of a muchness (things) → das ist eins wie das andere; (people) → sie sind einer wie der andere

muchness

[ˈmʌtʃnɪs] n (fam) they're much of a muchnesssono più o meno uguali
References in classic literature ?
You'll find 'em much of a muchness, I expect,' says Durdles.
Andy's pick: North (Wales) GEORGE FORD v DAN BIGGAR Some would also include Owen Farrell in this equation and it's much of a muchness with the lot of them.
That's been the problem from the start for the other three candidates, Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall in that they all seem much of a muchness and part of the Westminster machine whereas Corbyn offers the thrill of genuinely radical politics.
He said: "Whether it's Rangers or Hibs, it's much of a muchness from the financial side of it.
Everybody else is much of a muchness, all scrabbling about to try and get a half-decent squad.
I said to them before the game that if we applied ourselves then it would be one of those games - that in the middle thirds it would be much of a muchness.
But our displays are getting better all the time and outside the top four the nations are much of a muchness.
Even without Aaron Ramsey's guile and Gareth Bale's goals, Wales held their own against a Holland team who are much of a muchness beyond Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder.
WHERE AND WHY You see Novotels everywhere so it's easy to bracket them with other big hotel chains as bland, ordinary and much of a muchness.
We've only got two or three world-class players, apart from that it's all much of a muchness.
There's going to be disappointments along the way as the league is so close and many teams have a much of a muchness about them.
Despite the presence of Presteigne 'regulars' - Cecilia McDowall, Gabriel Jackson and Joe Duddell in particular - and others, it was actually a much of a muchness programme, albeit stunningly delivered in terms of tonal quality and technical brilliance under Rupert Cough's unobtrusive direction.